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Knights Wheelchair Mission …

Did you know that …Canadian Knights of Columbus work with the Canadian Wheelchair Mission and since 2009 have donated and delivered tens of thousands of wheelchairs to Afghanistan, Vietnam, Cuba, the Philippines, Ukraine, Cambodia, Mexico, Haiti and several African countries at a cost of $195.00/chair

Knights have strength in numbers…

Did you know that …The Knights of Columbus was founded by a young, Catholic priest in 1882 in New Haven Connecticut; count over 2,000,000 men among their numbers in 17 different countries and continue to grow. Here in British Columbia and Yukon, Canada, we have over 12,500 members in 27 Districts overseeing 137 councils. Nearly … Read more

To be eligible …

Did you know that …To be eligible to become a Knight you must be male, 18 years of age or older and be a practical Catholic and that eligible men can join the Knights of Columbus “On Line” at www.kofc.org and clicking on the “JOIN NOW” button? http://kofc.org/en/index.html

Knights principles are…

Did you know that …Knights of Columbus are based on the principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism and that our ceremonial work will help you understand fully what each of these principles are and how to apply them in our daily lives?

Knights donated …

Did you know that … in 2018, Knights of Columbus Councils world wide collected and donated over $185,700,000 while donating over 76.7 million volunteer hours to feed the hungry, provide clothing and shelter to those in need bringing our 10 year total to over $1.6 billion in charitable contributions thereby enabling us to change lives … Read more

Membership growth is…

Did you know that … The Secret to membership growth is VISIBILITY. Men will not join an invisible organization, they may not even join the Knights of Columbus. But they will join what they see if they like what they see. These simple statements, one posted each week in your Parish bulletin will help your council … Read more

Knights in action …

Did you know that …Knights of Columbus were founded 1882 to provide financial support to Catholic widows and orphans and today ranks as one of the top three insurance companies in North America. Knights have over $111 billion of insurance in force protecting our members and their families.

Service Programs …

Did you know that …The Knights of Columbus offer our families Faith in Action programs in the areas of Church, Community, Family and Life, all designed to help build the Domestic Church – our Catholic families.

Knights protect families …

Did you know that … Each year at our annual international convention, Knights of Columbus members approve resolutions protecting the sanctity of life of life at all stages, honouring the members of our Armed Forces and speaking out against attacks on religious liberties.

Special Olympics …

Did you know that … Special Olympics was founded by a Knight of Columbus by the name of Sargent Shriver along with his wife Eunice Kennedy Shriver. The Knights of Columbus organization partnered with Special Olympics. In 2016, the Knights paid travel expenses of all Canadian and American Special Olympians to the World Games in Los Angeles, California?